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American English: /ˈmænjə(wə)l/
British English: /ˈmanjʊ(ə)l/

Translation of manual in Spanish:


  • (before noun) (work/labor)
    Example sentences
    • In summer, many manual laborers take their tops off because they get sweaty, or like to saunter along the sidewalks topless.
    • These manual laborers, long accustomed to toiling in the fields, are good workers.
    • Some work as manual laborers while others work as farmers, especially when the fishing is bad.


  • 1 (book)
    Example sentences
    • Workers should also read the instruction manuals for computer terminals and be familiar with their operation, he said.
    • The book is an instruction manual for merchants in how to calculate profit and loss.
    • Legal and economic literature is arranged next to history books and computer manuals.
  • 2 (keyboard) (Music)
    Example sentences
    • The same format was often imitated at the organ, the pedal taking the bass and the manuals the treble lines.
    • The ostinato in the manuals is also regular, until it moves at the end of bar 27.
    • The BX - 3 has dual manuals with 61 keys each, full polyphony and a very natural feel.
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